Embassy of Japan
September 5 -
October 27, 2017
1150 18th Street NW
Washington, D.C. 20036

Unfolding the Universe: Math & Science in Origami

Venture beyond the shapes you know and unfold the secrets of the universe with these fascinating displays of scientific & mathematical origami!


For decades, scientists and mathematicians have been discovering new and unusual ways to use origami. From computational origami and the development of satellites and biomedical equipment, to simply using the folds of a paper to solve mathematical equations, origami is helping the advancement of math, science, and technology around the world. 

Featuring spectacular works from origami masters all over the country, Unfolding the Universe features pieces that have transformed origami into not only an art form but a scientific and mathematical expression. Come explore the folding and unfolding of the universe at this intersection of art and science!


The exhibition is free and open to the public. The exhibition will run from September 5 through October 27 and will be open to the public during regular JICC hours, 9 AM to 5 PM, Monday through Friday. The JICC will be closed on October 9 in observance of holidays.
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